Video: Alice Breaks Through At End Of First Waterview Tunnel
Alice, the tunnel boring machine, finishes boring the first of two Waterview Connection tunnels.
tunnel built, one to go
• 12010 concrete tunnel lining segments in place
• 394,000m3 of spoil removed
first of the twin road tunnels that will connect
Auckland’s Southwestern and Northwestern motorways as part
of the NZ Transport Agency’s Waterview Connection project
has been built.
Alice, the tunnel boring machine, broke into daylight this afternoon [Monday 29 September], at the end of her 10-month 2.4km underground journey from Owairaka to Waterview. More>>
John Burden, Well-Connected Alliance project manager